Ravens beat Bulls, Kobras bite Pacesetters

Ravens edged Half Mile Bulls, while Kobras bit Pacesetters, when the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ Club Championship continued on Sunday.

Staged at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue, Ravens clawed their way past Bulls 76-75.

Tyrone Hamid led Ravens with 22 points, while Sebastian Luke was the next best scorer with 18 points.

Chipping in with 13, 10 and seven points respectively, were Keith Bailey, Winston Chapman and Marcel Harris.

For the loser, Terron Welch shot his way to 22 points, while Vibert Benjamin supported with 18 points.

Adding 10, 10 and eight points each were Compton Burnett, Michael Turner and Kevin Easton correspondingly.

Kobras made light work of Pacesetters via an 84-64 scoreline. Travis Burnett recorded a game high 41 points.

He was assisted by the duo of Mark Richards and Jermaine Slater who netted 15 and 13 points respectively.  

For Pacesetters,  Nathan Saul and Randy Richardson tallied 12 points apiece while Joslyn Crawford added nine points. The event resumes today at the same venue.


Tennis superstar Vickery wants to play for Guyana

Fresh from her victory over Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland (world- ranked number 35) whom she thrashed 6-2, 6-2 in the quarter-finals of this year’s ASB Classic, American world-ranked tennis player Sachia Vickery accompanied by her mother Paula Liverpool and her brother Dominique Mitchell, yesterday paid a courtesy call to Minister of Social Cohesion who is also the Minister Responsible for Sport, Dr.

Minister Norton reiterates gov’t support for sport

Minister with Responsibility for Sport Dr. George Norton yesterday reiterated his support for boxing and sport in general during a courtesy call by the top brass of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) and some of the combatants on the ‘Bad Blood’ card scheduled for Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH).

GFF Marketing Director resigns

The year 2018 has started badly for the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) as its Marketing Director, Dario McKinnon, has reportedly tendered his resignation.

Windies exit World Cup but court controversy in defeat

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies Under-19s’ title defence ended in shambles with a heavy 76-run defeat to South Africa Under-19s, but controvery accompanied their disappointing exit from the International Cricket Council (ICC) Youth World Cup here yesterday.

Beaton remains buoyant amidst scrutiny of bowling action

West Indies fast bowler Ronsford Beaton says he remains reassured even though there are suspicions about the legality of his bowling action an issue which poses a threat to his fledging career.

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